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DEHLI SHOLA


One of my neighbour back in Karachi used to make this dish. I can never forget the taste of it. I don’t like spinach but This is my favorite.

INGREDIENTS:

Chicken/Beef 1 pao
(you can use more)
Spinach Leaves (cut them) 2 cups
Wheat/Dalia 1/2 cup
Barley 1/4 cup
Dal Masoor 1/4 cup
Dal Mong 1/4 cup
Onions 2 medium
Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder 1 tbsp
Salt as desired
Haldi 1 tsp
Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp
Dhania Powder 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder 1 tsp
Oil 1 cup

GARNISH:

hara dhania as desired
podina hari mirch as desired
brown onion as desired
lemon as desired

METHOD FOR MAKING QORMA:

  • Take 1/2 cup oil and add sliced onion then fry it on low flame till golden brown.
  • Now drain out half and spread on paper towel.
  • Add chicken or beef, all spices and ginger garlic paste, stir fry them on high flame.
  • Aadd water and let it cook till chicken is tender.
  • In separate pot boil spinach with salt and 1/2 tsp red chili, just add 1/4 cup water for boiling.. do not over cook spinach.
  • Grind spinach and set aside.
  • Now wash all lentils and cook in pressure cooker for 1/2 hrs or you can cook without that as well. As soon as its tender let them cool and grind them as well.
  • Now check chicken if tender then take out meat, remove bones and shred it.
  • In qorma gravy add spinach, lentil mixture and shredded chicken and let them cook till it reaches desire thickness.
  • In the end take 1/2 cup oil and again fry 1 large onion for BHAGAR, fry it and add with oil in shola. Garnish it and serve.